Bias is a predisposition against — or in favor of — a thing, a person or group. Racism and sexism are examples of the biases that flourish in society. Over time, with continued social pressure from an oppressed group, bias can gradually yield to more fairness, if not equality. There is a bias against criminals, especially those who commit violent crimes against others. In society, even among criminals, sex offenders are the most reviled. Given this bias, people with a conviction as a sex offender face more difficult challenges getting a fair shake when coming back into society.
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In The Netherlands in , a man named Thomas was convicted of an arson in which no one was injured. Thomas was sentenced to four years in prison and involuntary treatment in a secure mental health facility. Based solely on professional opinion, Thomas was deemed too dangerous for release. If risk assessment tools had been available and used to evaluate Thomas, he would likely have been deemed a low risk to reoffend [ 1].
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